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NUT conference - union must fight now to stop Tory attacks on education

27 March 2018
The final annual conference of the National Union of Teachers takes place in Brighton over Easter weekend.

Pay fight at school in Waltham Forest

13 March 2018
Workers at Connaught School for Girls in north east London struck on Tuesday in an escalating dispute over pay

US pay fight spreads after West Virginia teachers’ strike wins

13 March 2018
Powerful action by workers in West Virginia has inspired others to fight back

West Virginia school workers reject deal agreed by union leaders and continue strike

01 March 2018
Teachers and other public school workers in the US state of West Virginia have rejected a pay and conditions deal designed to get them back to work

Education workers out on strike in battle against academy plans

08 February 2018
Workers at Cumberland School in Newham struck today against a plan to turn their school into an academy. Upbeat strikers chanted, “Our school is not for sale,” and, “Whose school? Our school,” on the picket line.

Avenue School strike in Newham opposes academy

31 January 2018
Teachers and other school workers struck at Avenue Primary. It was the NEU members’ first of two days of strike action, an escalation from the previous one day strikes.

Well-supported strike at The Cumberland School in Newham says no to academies

09 January 2018
The first strike at The Cumberland School in Newham, east London, against academisation saw over 50 NEU education union members picketing on Tuesday.

LETTERS: I was hounded over Trojan Horse and it still hurts today

11 December 2017
I was the only teacher to be found guilty as a result of the Trojan Horse allegations in Birmingham. It was one of the most politicised cases in education the country has ever seen.

Parents, children and teachers united against academies

05 December 2017
The first strike day against academisation at Avenue School in Newham, east London, took place on Wednesday of last week. Also: Reports from Charlton Park Academy in Greenwich, the Village School in Brent and Westways Primary School in Sheffield

School strikers at Charlton Park Academy are sick of penny-pinching bosses

14 November 2017
 GMB and NEU union members struck at Charlton Park Academy in Greenwich, south east London, last Tuesday and Thursday, to defend their sick pay.

Academy school workers strike against sick pay assault

07 November 2017
Workers at Charlton Park Academy special needs school in south east London struck on Tuesday.

Schools face real terms cuts as Greening announces no new money

17 July 2017
Tory education secretary Justine Greening confirmed this week that schools across England face real terms funding cuts.

School strikes in Ealing show the way to beat back academies

14 July 2017
Strikes at a primary school in Ealing, west London, have scored a significant victory in a battle against academies.

Parents plan a London carnival in reaction to Tory school funding cuts

11 July 2017
Parents, school workers, children and others will gather in central London this Sunday for a carnival against the cuts.

Strikes spread in London schools - and teachers' action can stop Tory funding cuts

27 June 2017
Teachers at a number of London schools struck this week against cuts and the threats to education.

Teachers begin strikes at two schools in Ealing to say no to academies

20 June 2017
Teachers at two west London schools were out on strike on Tuesday of this week. NUT union members at Drayton Green primary school began a two-day strike on Tuesday. Those at Dormers Wells High School began a three-day strike.

Union leader tells Forest Hill School strikers - ‘Keep up the fight for education’

20 June 2017
NUT union general secretary Kevin Courtney has congratulated pickets at Forest Hill School for striking over cuts – and urged them to keep fighting.

As parents plan London protest over school funding cuts - pile pressure on the Tories

13 June 2017
Parents, teachers, children and others are preparing to protest against school funding cuts in London. The demonstration is expected to be on Sunday 16 July.

Anger from unions at new SNP plan to privatise teacher training

06 June 2017
The EIS education union has reacted angrily to the Scottish government’s plan to involve private firms in teacher training.

The racist ‘Trojan Horse’ lie hits the rocks after case is thrown out

06 June 2017
An Islamophobic scheme to accuse Muslims of taking over Birmingham schools was further exposed as a lie last week. Sadie Robinson says the scandal is how Muslims were demonised

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